2021 Virginia Advocacy with the JCRC: Housing Initiatives

Join the JCRC of Greater Washington for a one-hour discussion of affordable housing and rent and mortgage relief. Hear from housing policy expert, Christie Marra, Esq.Director of Housing Advocacy, Virginia Poverty Law Center, about the details of this legislative priority and join the conversation as we prepare to advocate in Richmond.

Date & Time



Online. A zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration.

Join us for more of our 2021 Virginia Advocacy with the JCRC series:

  • Environmental Initiatives
    November 18 at 7:30 PM
    Click here to learn more and register
  • Legislative Kickoff
    November 30th at 7:00 PM
    Click here to learn more and register
  • Criminal Justice Reform Initiatives
    Early January Date TBD

Sponsor the 2021 Virginia Advocacy with the JCRC series. All individuals or organizations that contribute $180 or more will be acknowledged at all four events. Click here to learn more.


Christine E. (Christie) Marra, Esq. Director of Housing Advocacy, Virginia Poverty Law Center

Christie Marra, Esq., is a family and housing law attorney with the Virginia Poverty Law Center and a member of the steering committee of the Campaign to Reduce Evictions. Marra began her legal career working with a legal aid program in the coalfields of southwest Virginia. She was hired by the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society in Richmond, where she worked for thirteen years as a family and housing law attorney for the urban poor in the Richmond area. In 2004 she joined the Virginia Poverty Law Center, which provides legal aid training and public policy advocacy.

Marra graduated from the University of Virginia in 1988 and earned her law degree from the University of Richmond in 1991.